Gaijin Noodle and Sake House in San Diego

Lauren Turton Reader Find

By Lauren Turton in Cool Travel on Wednesday 4 July 2012

Downtown San Diego is a host to many fabulous restaurants and bars. Just off of Market Street (which is the main road of the Gas Lamp Quarter) is 4th Avenue where you will find an Asian-themed establishment called Gaijin Noodle + Sake House. In Japanese, the word ‘gaijin’ means ‘foreigner’ and this is what Gaijin […]

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Behind the scenes of staff meal at world’s top rated restaurant

The Urban Grocer Contributor

By The Urban Grocer in Video on Thursday 28 June 2012

Danish photographer and filmmaker Simon Ladefoged captures what the team behind the world’s top rated restaurant, Noma, cook for each other during the much-cherished staff meal. In this short video, viewers are offered a rare peak into the 37-strong band, what they cook, and their dinner conversation, which often revolves around, you guessed it, food.

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Salt and Fat: contemporary fusion cuisine in Queens

Stephanie Theodore Reader Find

By Stephanie Theodore in Cool Travel on Tuesday 12 June 2012

Dinner at Salt and Fat may not necessarily be part of anyone’s diet plan, but oh my! It is dangerous and delicious. One starts with an amuse-bouche of popcorn flavored with bacon fat, and continues through a variety of tweaked classics of American, Asian, and contemporary fusion cuisine. Korean BBQ pulled pork sliders and the […]

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